LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Discovery is ramping up its original offerings next month with the premieres of "Man, Woman, Wild" and "Powering the Future" as well as the return of "The Colony."
"Man, Woman, Wild," from Renegade 83 Entertainment, follows former Special Forces survival expert Myke Hawke and his journalist wife Ruth as they visit some of the most forbidding and remote locations around the world where they are tasked with surviving for four days, armed with only a knife and the clothes on their backs. The newcomer launches Friday, July 16 at 9:00/8:00c leading into new episodes of the similarly-themed "Dual Survival" at 10:00/9:00c.
"Powering the Future" is a four-hour mini-series detailing the current efforts to find a clean, limitless and secure energy supply. Said event will air over two nights - Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July 18 - beginning at 8:00/7:00c.
And finally, "The Colony" returns for its sophomore season on Tuesday, July 27 at 10:00/9:00c. The series will once again track a group of volunteers as they respond to a simulated global catastrophe.